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Open position: lecturer (maître-assistant -e / Oberassistent -in) in Human Geography...
The Geography Unit seeks to hire a lecturer (maître-assistant -e / Oberassistent -in) to complement the teaching and research group in Human Geography. Deadline of application: 1 August 2018
Publication of the book : International and Transnational Perspectives on Urban Systems
Editors: Rozenblat, Celine, Pumain, Denise, Velasquez, Elkin
4th Asian Conference on Geography, December 6-10, 2018, Guangzhou, China
Geographical Society of China and the Local Organizing Committee are pleased to invite you to the 4th Asian Conference on Geography (4th ACG), to be held in Guangzhou, China on December 6- 10, 2018.
Young Scholars Paper Competition 2018
Inside the papers presented in the IGU Urban commission annual meeting Montreal 12th -17th August 2018, the commission encourages young scholars papers. The papers must be accepted to the meeting and then complete papers will be sent before July 1st 2018
Open position: Post-Doc, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany
Psot-doc start : september 2019 / closing date for applications : 02 march 2018 /For more information about the research topics and activity fields of the chair, visit: http://www.econ-isr.tu-berlin.de
C16-37 Urban Geography Commission 2016-2020: Urban challenges in a complex world
The Urban Commission of IGU C16-37 is designed to encourage geographical research on the new Urban Challenges emerging in an increasingly Complex World, and to further the exchange of findings among urban geographers from many countries.
Cities, with their distinctive processes and problems, are major features of the modern world.
Hence the commission will use a comparative global context to focus on their properties, the social, economic and environmental issues they pose, and to evaluate the utility of political and societal solutions to their problems.
Eleven specific urban challenges:
1- Complex Urban Systems and processes of cities’ transformation
2- Technological innovations, creative activities in cities
3- Innovative, smart building and transportation in cities
4- Polycentrism, small and medium size cities
5- Sustainable to resilient cities
6- Shrinking and aging Cities
7- Urban Governance, planning and participative democracy
8- Contested Social Spaces
9- Subjective/Objective well-being in cities
10- Urban Heritage and Conservation
11- New concepts and methods in urban studies
Young Scholar Competition
Commission Meeting
Regional Conference IGU / CAG Quebec 2018
IGU Thematic Conference 2018 Moscow
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